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Orange vs Persimmon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Orange and Persimmon

  • Orange has less Iron, and Vitamin C.
  • Persimmon covers your daily Iron needs 30% more than Orange.

Food varieties used in this article are Oranges, raw, all commercial varieties and Persimmons, native, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +48.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +2400%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.7%
Contains more Potassium +71.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 4% 8% 6% 16% 0% 2% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 94% 0% 12% 28% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +48.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +2400%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.7%
Contains more Potassium +71.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Orange
10
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Contains more Vitamin C +24.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 14% 4% 0% 178% 22% 10% 6% 15% 14% 23% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 220% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +24.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Orange Persimmon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Orange Persimmon Opinion
Net carbs 9.35g 33.5g Persimmon
Protein 0.94g 0.8g Orange
Fats 0.12g 0.4g Persimmon
Carbs 11.75g 33.5g Persimmon
Calories 47kcal 127kcal Persimmon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 9.35g g Persimmon
Fiber 2.4g g Orange
Calcium 40mg 27mg Orange
Iron 0.1mg 2.5mg Persimmon
Magnesium 10mg mg Orange
Phosphorus 14mg 26mg Persimmon
Potassium 181mg 310mg Persimmon
Sodium 0mg 1mg Orange
Zinc 0.07mg mg Orange
Copper 0.045mg mg Orange
Vitamin A 225IU IU Orange
Vitamin E 0.18mg mg Orange
Vitamin D 0IU IU Orange
Vitamin D 0µg µg Orange
Vitamin C 53.2mg 66mg Persimmon
Vitamin B1 0.087mg mg Orange
Vitamin B2 0.04mg mg Orange
Vitamin B3 0.282mg mg Orange
Vitamin B5 0.25mg mg Orange
Vitamin B6 0.06mg mg Orange
Folate 30µg µg Orange
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Orange
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.014mg Persimmon
Threonine 0.015mg 0.041mg Persimmon
Isoleucine 0.025mg 0.035mg Persimmon
Leucine 0.023mg 0.058mg Persimmon
Lysine 0.047mg 0.045mg Orange
Methionine 0.02mg 0.007mg Orange
Phenylalanine 0.031mg 0.036mg Persimmon
Valine 0.04mg 0.042mg Persimmon
Histidine 0.018mg 0.016mg Orange
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.015g g Persimmon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g g Orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.025g g Orange

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Orange Persimmon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
24
Orange
18
Persimmon
Mineral Summary Score
8
Orange
18
Persimmon

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
6%
Orange
5%
Persimmon
Carbohydrates
12%
Orange
34%
Persimmon
Fats
1%
Orange
2%
Persimmon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.35g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Persimmon
Persimmon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange
Orange contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Orange
Orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Orange
Orange is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Orange
Orange is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169097/nutrients
  2. Persimmon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169943/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.